One person died and another was seriously injured at Ninth Street and Chestnut Avenue early Saturday, Kansas City police said in a news release.
Officers were called to the intersection before 5 a.m. for an unknown medical issue.
When they arrived, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound outside a parked car. He was taken to a hospital.
Police also found a female victim dead from a gunshot wound inside the car. Her identity has not yet been released.
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Police are investigating the death as a homicide.
No suspect information has been provided.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department's Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.